COLLECTION OF ASIAN OBJETS D'ART. Includes a Chinese inlaid cabochon filigree snuff bottle - stamped, "China" to the underside; a crystal snuff bottle with possibly jade stopper; and (4) carved hardstone plaques displaying mythical beasts and deities. From a Jersey City, NJ estate. Dimensions: carved plaques measure approx. 1.55" w x 2.40" h on average. Condition: Good, with light surface scratches and minor dings/dents.
AN INSIDE-PAINTED SMOKY CRYSTAL SNUFF BOTTLE YE FAMILY, 1933 Ye Family, 1933 One side probably depicting a scene from the Ming dynasty novel 'The Water Margin', painted with a hilly background, a man trying to subdue a tiger, and an older man laying on ground, the upper left dated guiyou year (1933), with a Ye Zhongsan signature and a red seal mark, the reverse painted with a legendary story from the ' Ershisi xiao ('The Twenty-four Paragons of Filial Piety'), depicting Shun with his elephant greeted by the Emperor Yao accompanied by a guard. 2 5/8in (6.7cm) high
TWO ROCK CRYSTAL SNUFF BOTTLES 1830-1900 (2) 1830-1900 Both well hollowed; the first, an ovoid bottle utilizing the natural color variations in the matrix, carved in relief continuously around the exterior and incised with lotus; the second, a rounded square crystal bottle rutilated with black 'needles'. 2 3/8in (6cm); 2 1/4in (5.7cm) high (2).
2 SNUFF BOTTLES & 1 PENDANT1st item: Chinese cinnabar snuff bottle with carved all over chrysanthemum decoration, carved rose quartz top, marked CHINA on underside of base. 3 1/2" H x 2 1/2" W. 2nd item: Carved cameo glass or clear rock crystal snuff bottle with raised red decoration of 3 horses, a tree and bird. 2 3/4" H. 3rd item: Yellow hardstone pendant carved in the form of fruit on a stem. 2 1/2" L. Early 20th century. Provenance: The collection/estate of Mr. and Mrs. W. Jeter Eason, Memphis, by descent to present consignor. (Higher-resolution photos are available at www.caseantiques.com)
1st item: stopper is possible replacement. 2nd item: Lacking stopper. Tiny chip (under 1/16") to outer edge of upper rim. 3rd item: chip to back side at top of "stem".
2 QING CRYSTAL SNUFF BOTTLES2 Chinese crystal snuff bottles. 1st item: Rock Crystal Snuff Bottle, pear shaped with carved side handles and flat back. 2 3/4" H. 2nd item: Green and White Crystal Snuff Bottle with carved decoration of a bird among branches, matching carved crystal lid with gilt metal mount and gilt spoon. 2 3/4" H. Qing Dynasty, late 19th century. Provenance: The collection/estate of Mr. and Mrs. W. Jeter Eason, Memphis, by descent to present consignor. (Higher-resolution photos are available at www.caseantiques.com)
1st item: some internal imperfections, exterior excellent condition. 2nd item: Some internal imperfections; rough edge suggests possible small (1/8") chip to shoulder.
GROUP OF 2 CHINESE ROCK CRYSTAL SNUFF BOTTLESGroup of two Chinese rock crystal snuff bottles of rutilated quartz. One of rectangular form with an amethyst stopper and one of oval form with a lapis stopper.
Purple lid; height: 3 in x width: 1 1/2 in x depth: 3/4 in. Blue lid; height: 2 1/2 in x width: 1 5/8 in x depth: 3/4 in.
The snuff bottles are in excellent condition with no visible chips, cracks, or dents. The bottle captured left shows a restoration attempt with tape, along the underside of the blue lid. Both bottles show light wear throughout, as expected from their age. No sign of restoration under UV inspection. Please contact us for a detailed condition report. Please note that the lack of a condition statement does not imply perfect condition. Email email@example.com with any condition questions.
17 Chinese Jade and Hardstone Articles
comprising one reconstituted turquoise snuff bottle, a rock crystal snuff bottle, a jadeite snuff, two grey agate snuff bottles, two carved amethyst figures, and three hardstone fruits.
Height of largest 3 1/2 in., 9 cm.
Property from the Estate of John D. Fornengo, Chicago, Illinois
CHINESE ROCK CRYSTAL SNUFF BOTTLE LATE 19TH CENTURY HEIGHT 2.25”.CHINESE ROCK CRYSTAL SNUFF BOTTLE, Late 19th Century, Baluster-form bottle flanked by ruyi and bamboo stalks. Pink quartz stopper. Dimensions: Height 2.25". Provenance: A Private California Collection.
OVERSIZED CHINESE CRYSTAL SNUFF BOTTLE LATE 19TH CENTURY HEIGHT 3.25".OVERSIZED CHINESE CRYSTAL SNUFF BOTTLE, Late 19th Century, Ovoid, with raised decoration of two scholars playing go in a landscape. Celadon jade stopper. Dimensions: Height 3.25". Provenance: A Private California Collection.
CHINESE CLEAR CRYSTAL SNUFF BOTTLE 19TH CENTURY HEIGHT 2.75".CHINESE CLEAR CRYSTAL SNUFF BOTTLE, 19th Century, In spade shape. Coral stopper. Dimensions: Height 2.75". Provenance: Purchased from Dennis Crow Ltd., Hong Kong, 1989.A Private California Collection.
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